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2nd January '17 3 932

The Foods of Provincial New Jersey In Vintage Postcards

Vintage postcards picturing the foods of provincial New Jersey restaurants, hotels, and diners

1st January '17 1 2767

A Slum City For Slum People: Jacob Riis' Photos Of New York's Other Half (1890)

One night Riis was bedding down in the Church Street Station Lodging-room when his gold locket keepsake was stolen and his dog clubbed to death.

31st December '16 0 1080

Ian And Anne's 1970s Wedding

Taken a a wedding in the 1970s, presumably in the United Kingdom (they were purchased at a British sale), we'll settle on calling the happy couple Ian and Anne.

29th December '16 1 1813

'Swing, Man': Frank Sinatra's Letter to George Michael

"When I saw your Calendar cover today about George Michael, "the reluctant pop star," my first reaction was he should thank the good Lord..."

28th December '16 1 721

Richard Adams On Death At The End of A Long Life

Richard Adams, the author of Watership Down, the novel first published in 1972, has words on death at the end of a long life.

25th December '16 0 3446

Rick Parfitt On Drugs And Smoking Two Cigarettes

“It will take more than death to kill me”.

23rd December '16 0 1356

Cal Schenkel And The Fathers of Invention: The Genesis of Frank Zappa's Album Covers

Can you inherit artistic ability? Frank Zappa artist Cal Schenkel shares his grandfather's art...

22nd December '16 4 3297

Mid-Century Women Enjoying Real Christmas Trees

The gallery of mid-century women enjoying fake Christmas trees is glorious. But if all that aluminum leaves you hankering for the look of real pine, we've got pictures for that, too.

21st December '16 4 47312

Mid-Century Women Enjoying Aluminum Christmas Trees

The joy of a fake Christmas tree...

19th December '16 0 797

Lantern Slides Of Tourists And Destinations In Norway At The End Of The 19th Century

These hand tinted lantern slides show tourists and destinations in Norway around the turn of the 19th century.